The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has announced Mel Duffield, Nicola Mark and Colin Richardson have all been successfully elected to its councils.
Duffield (pictured above), who is head of pensions strategy and insight at the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), will sit on the association's defined contribution (DC) council.
Meanwhile, Mark (pictured right) and Richardson (pictured below) will join the defined benefit (DB) council. Mark is head of the Norfolk Pension Fund, while Richardson is a client director at PTL.
The trio will start in their roles after the PLSA's annual general meeting on 21 October.
The PLSA also confirmed Carol Young and Andy Cheseldine were re-elected to the DC council.
Director of external affairs Graham Vidler welcomed the results during a period of industry change.
He said: "The experience and expertise of all three new council members comes at a time of great change for the pensions industry. Having Colin, Mel and Nicola on the council will help us continue tour work to improve the nation's retirement incomes.
"We're also delighted that Andy and Carol have been re-elected to continue the excellent work they're doing on the DC council."
Duffield was previously deputy director of the Pensions Policy Institute from 2013 to 2015, and head of research and strategic policy at the PLSA, formerly the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) from 2011 to 2013.
Mark, who has an MBE for services to local government, also sits as the elected practitioner representative on the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) national advisory board. She sits on the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) pensions panel, and chairs the National LGPS Frameworks project.
Prior to PTL, Richardson, who has over 25 years of pensions industry experience, was a senior corporate actuary for Buck Consultants from 2012 to 2014, and a divisional director for JLT Benefits Solution from 2007 to 2012.
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The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has appointed three non-executive directors and an executive director to its board.
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Six members of Ross Trustees’ pension trustee and support teams have been promoted into new roles.